We are also very interested in doing this at UVM. We have been storing
the files locally as well, and it pretty cumbersome.
Quoting Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]>:
> Hi all,
> I have a need to integrate the LCSH terms into a web form that uses
> auto-suggest to control the vocabulary. Is this technically possible with
> the id.loc.gov service? I can curl a specific id to view the rdf, but I
> would need to know the specifics of the search index on the site to feed the
> auto-suggest. For example, when the user types "va" in the box, the results
> should filter all subject headings that begin with "va."
> I can certainly accomplish this by indexing the ~400 meg XML file into solr
> and use TermsComponent to filter terms dynamically as the user types, but
> I'd rather use the LOC's service if possible.
> So my question is: has anyone successfully done this before in the way I
> Ethan Gruber
> University of Virginia Library